J. M. Barrie was born in 1860 in the Scottish mill town of Kirriemuir. As a boy, he loved books about pirates and tales of wonder and magic. In the 1890s he began to write for the London stage, beginning his long career as a successful playwright. During his lifetime, Mr. Barrie wrote six novels for adults and more than forty plays, but Peter Pan is the only text he wrote for children.
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